Who doesn’t love a character that straddles the line of good and evil? They’re interesting, shady, and most of all, strangely lovable.
However, have you ever attempted to write a morally grey character? If you have, then you’ve been through the pitfalls already. If you think you might add such a character to your next story, then give the video below a watch and learn the ins and outs of writing these types of characters.
The vlog is from YouTube superstar (in my humble opinion) Jenna Moreci. If you’re not following her, I would highly recommend it. I hope you take what you learn and use it to sell more books.😀
Bigger, better, more, and more and more and more. That’s what larger than life characters are. Hotter than hot. Colder than cold. With a depth that seems almost superhuman.
Crafting characters your readers will want to jump inside of and live out the journey you take them on should be your number one goal as a writer and the video and article that follow will get you there a lot quicker than you ever imagined. The article gives in depth character profiles for 20 larger than life characters for you to study and understand what it is they share with one another. The video goes into the finer points of character development. I hope you take what you learn and use it to sell more books😀
So you have an idea for a story. You may have the tantalizing end twist in mind or even the grand opening scene that will hook your readers. You’ve probably even thought about some of the secondary characters. The mentor, the sidekick, or even the love interest have popped into your mind, and you have given them interesting quirks and little sayings but have you locked down your main character?
Is he/she the perfect match to carry your story? With a few answers to some well-placed questions, you will be on your way to locking down that all-important main character. The article that follows will help you fine-tune your main character into one that will withstand the weight of your prose and have readers pulling for them at every turn. I’ve included a short YouTube video on how to write great protagonists, which I hope will give you some indispensable advice on crafting unforgettable main characters.
The damsel in distress days are long gone. Today female characters are self-reliant, strong, and can kickass if need be. They can step into the role of leader and take charge of the situation. However, you don’t want them to become a cliche.
The article below will help you create a strong heroine that is also vulnerable, confident yet flawed. Crafting a complicated, badass, lovable leading lady that will jump off the pages of your story is only a few steps away.